ADULT ALPHABET BOOKS

[32]Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863.
The Thackeray alphabet.
London : John Murray, 1929.
[26] fascimilies : 17 x 13 cm.
(A reproduction of the original manuscript, a possession of Edward Frederick Chadwick for whom it was written probably about the year 1833).
[33] Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878.
A comic alphabet.
[London] : Arts Council of Great Britain, printed by Lund Humphries, [1974?]
1 folded sheet : 14 x 9 cm.
([Reprint] Designed, etched & published by George Cruikshank, No. 23 Myddelton Terrace, Pentonville, 1836 — cover).
[34] Rosenquist, Fingal.
Alcohol ABC's.
Pals (Writer).
Philadelphia : Paul Synnestvedt, 1930.
57 p. : 14 x 11 cm.
(Illustrations by Fingal Rosenquist).
[35] Peter Piper's practical principles of plain & perfect pronunciation.
Brooklyn, NY : Mergenthaler Linotype Company, 1936.
99 p. : 20 x 14 cm.
(The text is printed on recto of leaf with descriptive letterpress on verso opposite. Each page has been designed and illustrated by a specially assigned typographer and artist. Designed by Bruce Rogers).
[36] Sturm, Alexander.
From ambush to zig-zag.
1st ed.
New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1942.
[55] : 25 x 18 cm.
(Verses and drawings by Alexander Sturm).
[37] Gorey, Edward, 1925-
The utter zoo.
New York : Meredith Press, 1967.
1 v. (unpaged) : 17 x 18 cm.
(From Ampoo to Zote with Edward Gorey. An improbable menagerie for Sunday's child — Inside front flap of d-j. In dustjacket. Signed by the author).
The utter zoo.
[38] Ray, Man, 1890-1976.
Alphabet pour adultes.
Paris : ditions Pierre Belfond, 1970.
1 portfolio [42] leaves in 11 folded quires ; 38 cm. ; 1 original color print ; 30 x 24 cm. mounted on paper board 38 x 28 cm.
(Cet ouvrage, le deuxime de la collection des "Cahiers du Regard", ralis sous la direction de Lucien Treillard avec la collaboration de Fequet et Baudier, Bernard Duval et Serge Bguier, a t tir : Cent cinquante exemplaires sur grand velin d'Arches, numrots de 1 150; et trente exemplaires hors commerce numrots de I XXX, rservs l'artiste et aux collaborateurs. Chaque ouvrage, sign par Man Ray, est accompagn d'une rayographie originale sur bois galement signe. Le prsent livre constitue l'dition franaise dfinitive des textes et dessins de l'Alphabet pour Adultes. Exemplaire 52, signed. In box).
Alphabet pour adultes.
[39] Angel, Marie.
An animated alphabet.
[Cambridge, MA] : Harvard College Library, Department of Printing and Graphic Arts, 1971.
[26] leaves of plates : 14 x 10 cm.
(In box).
[40] Gorey, Edward, 1925-
Amphigorey too.
[New York] : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1975.
ca. 300 p. : 28 x 21 cm.
(In dustjacket).
[41] Zeller, Ludwig, 1927-
Alphacollage.
Erin, Ontario : Porcupine's Quill, 1979.
[34] leaves : 32 x 23 cm.
(English, Spanish and French text. An edition of 200 copies . . . [no.] 61, signed).
[42] Azarian, Mary.
A farmer's alphabet.
Boston : David R. Godine, 1981.
61 p. : 34 x 22 cm.
(An alphabet book of woodcuts featuring activities and objects associated with New England farm life . . .).
[43] Shahn, Ben, 1898-
The alphabet of creation: an ancient legend from the Zohar.
New York : Schocken Books, 1982.
[45] p. : 28 x 17 cm.
(With drawings by Ben Shahn. Adapted from the Jewish Anthology, edited by Edmond Fleg and translated by Maurice Samuel . . . In dustjacket).
The alphabet of creation: an ancient legend from the Zohar.
[44] Robinson, Alan James.
An odd bestiary, or, A compendium of instructive and entertaining descriptions of animals, culled from five centuries of travelers' accounts, natural histories, zoologies, etc. by authors famous and obscure, arranged as an abecedary.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 1986.
[74] leaves : 29 x 22 cm.
(This is the first trade edition of the original work. A Cheloniidae Press Book. Bibliography: leaves [63]-[75]. In dustjacket).
[45] Patterson, Rhodes, 1914-
ZYX : 26 poetic portraits.
Chicago, IL ; Washington, D.C. : Society of Typographic Arts ; Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, 1989.
ca. [75] p. : 39 x 26 cm.
ZYX : 26 poetic portraits.
[46] Hockney, David.
Hockney's alphabet.
1st US ed.
New York : Random House in association with the American Friends of AIDS Crisis Trust, 1991.
92 p. : 30 x 24 cm.
[47] A B C's for booklovers.
Valparaiso, IN : Sandlin's Book & Bindery, 1992.
1 v. (unpaged) : 7 x 6 cm.
(Edition limited to "200 similar but not identical copies").
[48] Wegman, William.
A B C.
New York : Hyperion, 1994.
1 v. (unpaged) : 29 x 22 cm.
(In dustjacket).
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